Vlakfontein coal mine

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Vlakfontein Coal Mine is a SURFACE mine in Witbank, Mpumalanga, South Africa.[1]

Location

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Background

The mine is owned by the state-owned African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation (AEMFC). The mine produces 2.496 million tonnes of coal per annum. The Mine supplied coal by road to the Kendal Power Station which is run by Eskom. The life of mine is approximately 25 years and there are approximately 300 employees on the site. [2] [3]

Mine Details

  • Operator:
  • Owner: African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation (AEMFC) [2]
  • Location: Witbank, Mpumalanga, South Africa [1]
  • Coordinates: -26.012217, 28.959867 (Exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production: 2.496 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) [3]
  • Total Reserves: 56 [4]
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal Type: BITUMINOUS (Thermal)
  • Mine Type: SURFACE
  • Start Year: 2011 [2]
  • Source of Financing: Government of South Africa


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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 South Africa Department of Mineral Resources, "Operating M<ines Mpumalanga", DMR website, Accessed March 2021
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation (AEMFC), "Ogies Mine", AEMFC website, Accessed March 2021
  3. 3.0 3.1 African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation (AEMFC), "AEMFC RFP FOR COAL TRANSPORTATION for 70%", AEMFC website, Accessed March 2021
  4. Reuters, "S.African state miner dumps Botswana coal project", Reuters website, Accessed March 2021

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